LINGUIST List 13.907

Mon Apr 1 2002

Calls: Computational Ling, Natural Lang Processing

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  1. Maumita Bhattacharya, IKOMAT'02 - Deadline Extension
  2. dayanand shanbhag, KBCS 2002: Call for Papers

Message 1: IKOMAT'02 - Deadline Extension

Date: Sun, 31 Mar 2002 16:44:07 +1000
From: Maumita Bhattacharya <>
Subject: IKOMAT'02 - Deadline Extension

16-18 September 2002,
Crema, Italy

Dear Colleague,

To accommodate numerous requests from interested contributors, the
submission deadline for IKOMAT'02( First International Workshop on
Intelligent Knowledge Management Techniques ) has been extended to
15th April'02. For further details, please refer to:

<< Important Dates >>

Submission deadline: April 15, 2002
Notification of acceptance: April 30, 2002
Camera-ready papers due: May 18, 2002

If any of you would like a special extension for submission of papers,
please let us know as early as possible.

IKOMAT'02 Team

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Message 2: KBCS 2002: Call for Papers

Date: Mon, 1 Apr 2002 01:16:28 -0800 (PST)
From: dayanand shanbhag <>
Subject: KBCS 2002: Call for Papers

 KBCS 2002
 Mumbai, India, December 18 - 21, 2002

 Call for Papers

The KBCS series of conferences, held every two years, is intended to
act as a forum for promoting interaction among researchers in the
field of Artificial Intelligence in India and abroad. The schedule
includes a three-day conference on KBCS from Dec 19-21, and one day of
tutorials, on the 18th. Papers are invited on substantial, original
and unpublished research on all aspects of Artificial Intelligence,
including, but not limited to those given below.

This year, ICON-2002, International Conference on Natural Language
Processing, will be held concurrently with KBCS-2002. Authors may,
therefore, choose to submit papers focusing on Natural Language
Processing (NLP) to ICON-2002. KBCS-2002 will also consider NLP papers
provided they have substantial AI content. The programme committee may
shift some papers between these two conferences based on content and

 Topics for the Conference:
 Case Based Reasoning
 Cognitive Modelling
 Data Mining
 Expert Systems
 Foundations of AI
 Fuzzy Logic
 Genetic Algorithms
 Intelligent Agents
 Intelligent Tutoring Systems
 Knowledge Acquisition
 Knowledge Representation
 Knowledge Management
 Intelligent Information Retrieval *
 Machine Learning
 Machine Translation *
 Natural Language Processing *
 Neural Networks
 Planning and Scheduling
 Search Techniques
 Soft Computing
 Speech Processing
 Theorem Proving
 Uncertainty Handling
 * overlapping areas with ICON

Format of Submission:
- ------------------- 
Papers should be in English, not exceeding 5000 words (including
figures and references). Papers should include an abstract of about
100-200 words. Papers outside the specified length are subject to
rejection without review. Since reviewing will be "blind", the
authors' names and affiliations along with the main area of the paper
should be given only on a separate cover sheet. Authors should also
exercise care to see that there aue no indirect clues to the identity
of the author or the institution (e.g. self-citations reading 'in our
earlier work cited below' ... etc)

Submissions should be in electronic form and can be in any of the
following formats: PDF, Latex or Microsoft Word (RTF format). Papers
may be submitted by E-mail or via the web at the URL given. Those who
are unable to make electronic submissions may send four hard copies of
the paper. Papers selected for the conference will be published in the

Call for Tutorials:
- ----------------- 
Proposals are invited for conference tutorials. Tutorials can be of
half-day or full-day duration. The proposal should be presented in the
form of a 200-word abstract, one page topical outline of the content
and bio-data of the speakers, including their qualifications relating
to the tutorial content.

 Submission Deadlines:
 Due: July 31, 2002
 Acceptance Notification: September 30, 2002
 Camera Ready Copy Due: October 30, 2002

 Tutorial Proposals
 Due: August 30, 2002
 Acceptance Notification: September 15, 2002
 Materials Due: November 25, 2002

 KBCS-2002 Secretariat
 National Centre for Software Technology
 Gulmohar Cross Rd No. 9
 Juhu, Mumbai 400 049, India 
 Phone: +91-22-6201606
 Fax: +91-22-6210139 

 For ICON-2002:

 Advisory Committee:
 Nick Cercone, University of Waterloo, Canada
 J.R. Isaac,Professor Emeritus, IIT Mumbai
 Aravind K. Joshi, U of Pennsylvania, USA
 H.N. Mahabala, Indian Inst. of IT, Bangalore
 R. Narasimhan, CMC, Bangalore 
 P.V.S. Rao, Tata Infotech Ltd., Mumbai

 Programme Committee:
 K.S.R. Anjaneyulu, ESN Tech Ltd., Hyderabad 
 Vivek Balaraman, TRDDC, Pune 
 Pushpak Bhattacharya, IIT Mumbai
 PP Chakraborti, IIT Kharagpur
 B.B. Chaudhuri, ISI, Calcutta
 R. Chandrasekar, Microsoft, USA
 S. Kambhampati, Arizona State Univ, USA
 M. Narasimha Murty, IISc, Bangalore
 Bernd Neumann, Univ Hamburg, Germany
 Arun K Pujari, Univ of Hyderabad, Hyderabad
 S. Ramani, HP India, Bangalore
 P.V.S. Rao, TataInfotech, Mumbai (Chair) 
 Durgesh D. Rao, NCST, Mumbai
 P. Saint-Dizier, U of Paul Sabatier, France
 K. Samudravijaya, TIFR, Mumbai
 R. Sangal, IIIT, Hyderabad 
 M. Sasikumar, NCST, Mumbai (Co-chair)
 S. Sen Gupta, Tata Infotech, Mumbai
 R. Uthurusamy, GMR Labs, USA (Co-chair)

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